Zara Phillips Pregnant: Prince's Cousin Also Expecting, Palace Reports

Image: Zara Phillips Pregnant: Prince's Cousin Also Expecting, Palace Reports

Monday, 08 Jul 2013 03:39 PM

By David Ogul

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
    A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Prince William and Kate Middleton aren't the only royals who are expecting. Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter, Zara Phillips, is also pregnant, Buckingham Palace is reporting.

Zara Phillips, 32, is married to rugby player Mike Tindall and is 16th in line to the throne. Reuters news service notes the pair is known as the outdoor, sporting type, with Zara Phillips winning an equestrian silver medal at the 2012 Olympic games in London and her husband being the former captain of England’s rugby union team.

Editor's Note: Do You Support Obamacare? Vote in Urgent National Poll

Zara Phillips’ mother, Princess Anne, is the Queen’s only daughter. Princess Anne and her former husband, Mark Phillips, had two children, Zara and Peter.

Phillips and Tindall married in 2011. Their child will be the Queen’s fourth great-grandchild.

The British press is reporting that Phillips will continue to participate in equestrian events during her pregnancy.

The Telegraph reported Phillips is scheduled to compete at the Brightling International Horse Trials this week, and is set for additional competitions on July 19 and 27.

A statement from Buckingham Palace said: “Mr. and Mrs. Mike Tindall are very pleased to announce that Zara Tindall is expecting a baby in the New Year.

No due date was announced.

Royal watchers, meanwhile, are awaiting the imminent birth of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s first child, who would be third in line to the throne.

Many are gambling on whether the child is a boy or girl and when the royal child will be born. US Weekly is offering a competition to guess the weight and birth date of the baby correctly. The winner will get a Princess cruise.

Middleton’s child will formally be known as His (or Her) Royal Highness the Prince (or Princess) of Cambridge.

Editor's Note: Get the Navy SEALs Cap – Celebrate Our Heroes

Related stories:

Baby Bounce: Royal Birth Could Give Boost to UK’s Economy


Kate Middleton: It’s a Girl! Or Is It? World Tries to Interpret Duchess’ Words

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print   |
  Copy Shortlink
Send me more news as it happens.
 
 
Get me on The Wire
Send me more news as it happens.
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
You May Also Like

Cambodia HIV Outbreak: 100-Plus People Diagnosed; Investigation Sought

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 18:50 PM

More than 100 HIV infections in a single Cambodian village have spurred the country's prime minister to ask for an inves . . .

Slender Man Case: Two Girls Competent to Stand Trial in Stabbing

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 18:26 PM

Two girls who allegedly stabbed a 12-year-old friend over the online game Slender Man are competent to stand trial for a . . .

Kate Upton Sexiest Woman Alive; Model Apologizes to Teen Brother

Friday, 19 Dec 2014 17:52 PM

Model Kate Upton was selected as People magazine's first Sexiest Woman Alive, a month after Chris Hemsworth received the . . .

Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved